Some Kansas State athletes were among about 100 people who protested this weekend over an insensitive tweet by a student about the death of George Floyd. ”I don’t think it should take athletes taking a stand for there to be change on this campus,” Sullivan said.
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"Stop the slander," one player tweeted.
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Coastal Carolina already had one of the smaller athletic budgets in the Football Bowl Subdivision, and that was before a 15% spending cut was ordered because of projected declines in state funding and student fees stemming from the coronavirus pandemic…
In a predominantly white college football landscape, Maryland became the first school in the FBS with a Black president, athletic director and head football coach Wednesday by hiring Dr. Darryll Pines to lead the university. Damon Evans is one of 14 Bl…
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Caleb Williams plans to announce his college decision Saturday after whittling down his list of options to Maryland, Oklahoma and LSU.
Most new athletic directors who take over in July have the luxury of getting acclimated to their new school before things really ramp up in two months. ”You would like have something resembling normalcy, but I have to come in and embrace the challenges,” said Jarmond, who officially took the helm on Wednesday. The 39-year old Jarmond was named UCLA’s first Black athletic director in May. He is also the first AD in the program’s 101-year history who has no prior ties to the university.
Kansas State football players have called off a threatened boycott in response to an insensitive tweet by a student about the death of George Floyd. The decision, announced on social media by several players, follows moves by the school to address diversity concerns. Kansas State players aren’t currently participating in any practices or workouts because team activities were suspended earlier this month after a coronavirus outbreak within the team.
Hudspeth, 51, said he was stepping down after one season for personal reasons. "This was not an easy decision, but a very personal one," Hudspeth said in a university statement. Hudspeth led Austin Peay to a school-record 11 wins and a shar…
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Austin Peay coach Mark Hudspeth has resigned after one season on the job that included him taking the Governors to a program-record 11 wins and a trip to the FCS quarterfinals.
The coronavirus pandemic is already impacting the 2020 college football schedule, with the Sept. 12 game between Lafayette College and Navy the latest to be canceled. Lafayette informed the Naval Academy that it cannot bring its football team back to …
Athletic director Mike Holder said Friday the adjustments to Gundy’s contract were the coach’s idea. Holder reiterated his belief Gundy has always treated Black players well a day after releasing a statement saying the review found ”no sign or indication of racism” in the football program. Two weeks ago, running back Chuba Hubbard lashed out at Gundy on social media for wearing a T-shirt promoting One America News Network.
Consensus five-star quarterback Caleb Williams will try and join the Heisman pedigree of Oklahoma.
The school said all football players and staff should self-quarantine for 14 days.